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KOFY
Dec 12, 2012 12:00am PST
invaded a peaceful neighborhood with a crash. abc7 news reporter john olson is live to explain what happened. john? >> reporter: the city's 44th homicide of the year took place in this quiet neighborhood with houses and christmas lights. an area not known for serious crime. the victim is thought to be an 18-year-old man who may have been stabbed in the neck before or as he was behind the wheel of his pick up. the victim's truck jumped the curb and landed on the sidewalk in front of this home right in the middle of the afternoon. the driver somehow ended up in the street where he was pronounced dead. *9 woman who lived here heard popping sounds and a screech. another neighbor says she noticed men arguing loudly. >> we heard arguing, but that was it. i heard that, but then i have the dogs here and the dogs started barking. we just stayed in. if i hear something, that's it. >> police believe the truck lurched forward from a cul do seek next to the home, but they don't know what happened next. they don't believe the victim lived in the neighborhood. after 3:20 p.m. residents were told t
KOFY
Dec 5, 2012 12:00am PST
on santa teresa boulevard in san jose. and that's where abc7 news reporter john alston is live. john, a wild story. >> this is a weird one. a san jose police descended after the handyman escaped and called 9-1-1. the clerk says that the officers drew their weapons as the two kidnapping suspects nervously shopped for snacks. >> the ordeal lasted nearly seven hours at this home in morgan hill. the handyman was lured here and beaten and forced to do repair work on household appliances yesterday. >> pretty much told, hey, we are going to kill you if you don't do what we tell you. we want you to fix these things around the house. again out of fear and the unknown of what will happen to them. >> reporter: according to the sheriff's office the threats and the assaults came from 36-year-old jason de jesus and chanel who live at the house. what brought the handyman here was a dispute over work he had done for a relative of one of those suspects. around 5:30 they allegedly forced him to drive to the chevron in san jose on the way to finish work on the other home. left alone at this pump, the h
KOFY
Dec 4, 2012 9:00pm PST
, rescue all caught on tape. l john reports this. >>reporter: newly released police dash cam video capturing routine traffic stop that business to become anything but routine. what cops doptd know yet there's a man tied up in that trunk. fearing for his life. that man 22-year-old shawn bloom seen her in the twitter picture. >> obviously scared. i didn't know what their intentions wer were. >>reporter: police say these 3 people kidnapped him from his job at convenience store in august. he was beaten stuffed inside his own car trunk after their car broke down. cops say the suspect were looking to buy drugs. whole time bloom still in the trunk. at times passing out. incredibly he came to just in time to see flashing lights outside a crack in a broken taillight. >> i heard a voice and i could tell from from his flexion that he was an officer. he came back and asked about insurance and that's when i started kicking and punching on the hood yelling. >>reporter: now the payoff. back up unit arrive and guns are drawn. cops pull the suspect out of the car. then it's to the tru
KOFY
Dec 7, 2012 12:00am PST
. >> john mcphee is out of a guatemala hospital and back in a detention center awaiting extradition back to belize. earlier guatemala denied mcfee request for asylum and hospitalized with chest pains. the hospital spokesperson told reporters he doesn't think he had a heart attack. mcphee scheduled to be returned to belize for questioning in the murder of american ex patriots greg foul. >> missing clothing in east bay laundry room argument ended in homicide. antioch police say these boys all in 20 confronted neighbor in the delta pines complex on sycamore drive. fight broke out and 32-year-old juan hernandez shot to death. police say he had nothing to do with the missing clothes. >> wild sight in san francisco car crashed into a fire hydrant this morning at second and folsom. look what happened. geyser shut down the on ramp to the bay bridge and may have compromised the stability of nearby stavlding. happened very early before the morning commute and driver arrested on suspicion of dui what an image. >> arizona tough on 0illegal immigration sheriff appears in immigrant friendly city.
KOFY
Dec 5, 2012 9:00pm PST
with software company john mcafee. he was arrested in guatemala accused of entering the country illegally. he created the anti-virus software has been on the run for the past month after officials in belize tried to question him about the death of a neighbor. abc spoke with him in guatemala. >> how i would know? how would i know. >> dan: he says he has requested asylum in guatemala. he claims he is being persecuted refusing to donate to local politicians. >> i was walking like this. i had my jaws stuffed with toilet paper. >> he refused to turn himself to authorities and watching as the police officers raided his home. now, he is in custody. now back to the weather. 24 hours it has been. a large tree fell onto a home in oakland, punched a hole in the overhang that covers the front porch. a huge tree. morning commute was a mess. flooding in many places like interstate 580 near park boulevard and oakland. rain or shine, crews were hard at work in lafayette after last week's storm left behind a huge sinkhole. they brought in boulders tory to shore it up. what is coming? spencer christian is here
KOFY
Dec 6, 2012 12:00am PST
. authorities have caught up with founder john mcafee. he was arrested in guatemala accused of entering the country illegally. the 67-year-old who founded mac uh fee anti-virus software has been on the run for the past month after officials in belize tried to question him about the death of a neighbor. mac uh fee has denied any wrong doing. abc news spoke with mcafee in guatemala. >> how would i know? >> mcafee says he requested asylum in guatemala. he claims he is being persecuted for refusing to donate to local politicians. >>> a reprieve for local politicians. it will not be taken over by authorities. the city reached a deal with civil rights attorneys. they want a deal that will require them to make more than 50 reforms that still haven't happened. the judge threatened to give control to federal authorities. if oaknd la does not reform -- if oakland does not reform faster. the person will have the power to demote staff and over rule the chief and even fire the chief. the civil rights attorneys and the mayor says it is power is necessary to make the reform. >> he will have responsibi
KOFY
Dec 6, 2012 11:30am PST
learned john mcafee will be deported to belize a day after he was arrested in guatemala for entering that country illegally. abc news spoke with him before he was put into a police car last night. the 67-year-old was hoping the guatemalan government would grant him asylum. now he will be headed back to belize where he's wanted for questioning in the november murder of his neighbor. >> you nor any of your associates shoot him? >> for what reason? he's my neighbor. >> former software mogul says he went underground because he's convinced police in belize want him dead. mcafee managed to evade authorities for weeks by wearing costumes and changing his appearance. >>> apple's ceo says the company will begin manufacturing one of is computers in the u.s. apple plan to spend more than 100 million dollars building mac computers. cook says apple has a responsibility to create jobs but didn't say where in the u.s. this manufacturing will take place. apple manufactured and assembled many products in the u.s. until the late 90s. >>> meteorologist mike nicco ahead -- >>> four storms are gone, patt
KOFY
Dec 7, 2012 11:30am PST
are also victims. car owners are still showing up looking for their cars. john says his mercedes is gone, a very expensive car. how much was the car worth? >> $40,000. >> reporter: this company took luxury cars on consignment, owners signed away the title and sunnyvale motor cars promised to sell them. the car lot is now empty, people's cars are no where to be found. >> seemed to be a nice guy when he wanted something. i didn't have a lot of involvement with him. very harbd to -- it was very hard to get paid. >> reporter: brandon stopped doing business with him, because he didn't like his ethics. >> cheating fixing used cars doing it his way, not our way. >> reporter: what is an example? >> used cars on cars not doing a full service, cutting corners i am >> reporter: he was lucky, it -- it would take two, three months but he got paid. his next door neighbor is out $8,000. >> my reaction is very mad and very nervous i lose the money on it. >> reporter: the owners say he also owes them thousands. the attorney representing the company's landlord is also looking for him. says he hasn't paid
KOFY
Dec 8, 2012 12:00am PST
that the victim suffered major injuries. he was rushed to john muir hospital in walnut creek where he later died from his injuries. police are not releasing the name of the victim or the driver. but according to social media sites, it looks as though the driver may have just celebrated her 21st birthday in vegas. police are still investigating whether or not drugs or alcohol were a factor, but there were no arrests made at the scene. in concord, nick smith, abc7 news. >> nick, thank you. >>> the bay ron highway in contra costa -- the byron highway is in contra costa is back open after an accident that killed two people including a young boy. sky heavy hd flew over the scene. witnesses say the driver of an 88 oldsmobile swerved across the yellow line and then smashed into the big rig. the boy believed to be between 8 and 9 years old died at the scene. the driver, a 21-year-old woman from bay point died at the hospital. >>> the supreme court today announced it will take up two same-sex marriage cases including proposition 8. it was approved by voters in 2008 and it banned same sex marriage as you
KOFY
Dec 9, 2012 9:00pm PST
john allen. special forces landed by helicopter setting off a firefight leaving several taliban fighters dead. joseph was airlifted to bagram air base but it came as a price. a service member died of his wounds. the ultimate sacrifice to save the life of an american doctor who otherwise may have been killed. >> ama: military officials say doctor joseph appears to be in good condition. >>> sandhya patel is in for leigh glaser. >> it didn't feel like december, did it? 5-12 degrees warmer than this time of the year. we had two record temperatures to tell you about. live picture from high definition sutro camera. we have clear skies outside and visibility is looking great. check out the temperatures for today. it was warm enough to tie a record in kentfield, oakland airport 66 degree downtown oakland got up to 70 degrees. 71 in napa. 71 in santa rosa. san francisco, 66 degrees. it was 67 on the coast at half month moon bay. antioch, 62 degrees. lots of sunshine, some high clouds from time to time but a beautiful day. let's check out live doppler 7-hd. i'll show you what it looks lik
KOFY
Dec 10, 2012 11:30am PST
another shooting. we'll have more as soon as it becomes available. >>> john mcafee says he wants to return home to the u.s.. he recorded the rambling message at a guatemalan detention center and repeated his deep fear of the government of belize. >> it is believed belize is not a corrupt government that it does not lie that it would not execute people, without the judicial process this is untrue. >> mcafee says he was denied asylum in guatemala, because the country is about to sign a peace treaty with belize settling a border dispute. he and his 20-year-old girlfriend are fighting extradition to belize where he's wanted for questioning about the murder of his neighbor. >>> livermore man at the center of a theft investigation says the whole thing is a misunderstanding. this security video of the incident is posted on youtube itch according to livermore police, the man -- entering the front porch of a home on walnut street and taking items lives in the same neighborhood as the victim. he admitted being the person but says he was picking up cigarette butts from an ashtray. >>> quick thinking
KOFY
Dec 12, 2012 11:30am PST
on campus. the schools involved are john baldwin elementary and charlotte wood middle school. students are being kept in. pg&e is aware of a leak in the area they have crews on the scene working to get it fixed. >>> time to check the forecast. >>> rain is mostly offshore, unless you are in a boat or something you probably won't be affected. everyone is feeling how much chillier it is. live look outside, from our sutro camera, yesterday they tied a record of 64 at the reno-tahoe airport right now it is snowing hard at lake level temperatures in the 30s. you can see offshore we have cells and a little closer in the peninsula around 280 and 101 east palo alto looking at hours. definitely showers out there continue to wind down, ruby avenue, sierra road south of san jose, blossom hill road, also showers. the numbers are cool, 54 oakland, 50 san jose cloud cover there, 54 in watsonville. still a slightly unstable atmosphere we'll see cool showers throughout the afternoon with low snow not a6>o lot of moisture left, f you see a snowflake, if you are hiking or running up mount diablo or lake
KOFY
Dec 10, 2012 9:00pm PST
for the community. >> we all want johns. we all want a job center but to base it on pl visually polluting the landscape that's the trade off. trying to pit us against each other which is, that is the intention of this. >>reporter: west oak land does have one job training center that has prove very successful over the past 20 years. the cypress band center helped thousands of west oakland most troubled people turn their lives around with new skill and good job place many. executive director art shank says the end do justify the means when it comes to creating another center for an area plagued by crime unemployment. >> things are take it right no now. billboards will definitely help the program. definitely generate some funds. if the funds are aloe kited to the right place would it definitely be a plus plus. >> city council community economic development committee will take up the issue tomorrow afternoon then their recommendation will good to the full council which will decide whether and how to fund the new center. in west oakland, abc 7 news. >> one mr. note. judge says that 100
KOFY
Dec 11, 2012 9:00pm PST
news. >>> lawyer for john mca fee says the judge ordered his release from a guatemala detention center where he has been fighting deportation. may take a day or 2 before the software mowing towel leave guatemala. he was detained last week after he sneaked into the country from neighboring belize. police there want to question mca fee in the shooting of a friend who lived near his home. >>> well good news. fresh dungeness cb once again hit bay area market very soon. boater strike is over. crab boaters and seafood distribu reached an agreement today to end the 7 day strike. bay area crab fishermen had refused to set the traps since last wednesday day all to protest a p in price to blow 2 dollars a pound. well today they negotiated that price back up to 3 dollars. >> things are more expensive now days. everything that we are paying to get throughout and do our job is more expensive so the crab has to be a little bit more expensive than it was 20, 25 years ago. >>reporter: first load of fresh crab should be in by tomorrow afternoon. >>> new million dollar scholarship fund establi
KOFY
Dec 7, 2012 9:00pm PST
this afternoon john lewis and stewart who were married before the prop 8 ban. >> over 100,000 loving committed legally married same sex couple across the nation. an thousands or more to come soon with washington and mayor listened and maine having marriage equality now. >>reporter: san francisco city attorney is part of the legal team arguing against prop 8. >> i am gratified and confident very confident that the supreme court which is now going to be taking up the civil rights issue of our time will reach the same result that the district court did and the 9th circuit did and well find that proposition 8 unlawfully discriminates against gay lesbian couple here in the state of california. >>reporter: in sacramento this afternoon a spokesman for supporters of proposition 8 is confident the hay court will support the ban on same sex marriage. >> i expect 4 or 5 justices to uphold proposition 8. why? because the constitution of the united states doesn't have marriage in it. and 10th amendment says what is not in the federal powers belongs to the state. >> high court 0could go either way. law
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